Emerging Artists

Music

Open to all styles: R&B, Blues, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gospel, Pop, Rock, Cultural Music etc.

Dance

Open to all dance styles: Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Ballet, Cultural Dance etc.

Theatre

Theatre pieces must not exceed 10 minutes in length. Maximum cast members: 10

Are you an emerging artist that's 16+ that are looking to develop and present your work? StArt YPA is a barrier-free arts education and community platform for young emerging artists. We provide free workshops, opening night receptions and family-friendly festivals every year! 

 

 

Spoken Word

Presentations must not be enhanced with props or music, we want to hear your words.

Visual Art

Open to all visual arts: Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Photography, Wearable Art, New Media  etc.

Videos/Short Films

Send us the link to the site where we can view your video/short film.

Submission Requirements

01

Artistic Statement

Tell us about yourself and who or what has inspired you to become an artist.

Also, include social media links to your work/portflio.

02

Headshot

Does not need to be professional! We just want a photo of yourself. It must be in focus and high quality.

NO SELFIES!

03

Samples of your Work

 Work must be titled, format: JPEGs or links to your website/web gallery. Each piece must be titled, centered in the photograph, in focus, and at 300 dpi (dots per inch).

 

04

EMAIL US

info@startypa.org

Submissions are currently closed

WHAT IS NOT ACCEPTABLE

StArt YPA encourages freedom of expression however artistic work with
Sexually Explicit Content, Vulgarity or Racial Slurs will not be accepted.